• Rahul da Cunha: You want it darker

    Rahul da Cunha: You want it darker

    So this week, I wagered all my Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes on a Donald Trump triumph

  • Rahul da Cunha: Go Arnab, go go go!

    Rahul da Cunha: Go Arnab, go go go!

    So, MY mobile rang. The caller ID read ‘Unknown’. My heart skipped a beat

  • Rahul da Cunha: Lagaan 2

    Rahul da Cunha: Lagaan 2

    So I've made a film called 'Lagaan 2'. The story is this — some boys are playing a tennis ball cricket match on the Indian side of the Line of Control

  • Rahul da Cunha: The name's Bahar. Pan Bahar

    Rahul da Cunha: The name's Bahar. Pan Bahar

    So, apparently, Pierce Brosnan wants to slit his wrists. This is the second Bond in the last year who wants to engage in this heinously messy suicide

  • Rahul da Cunha: I hate Robert Allen Zimmerman

    Rahul da Cunha: I hate Robert Allen Zimmerman

    Come senators, congressmen

  • Rahul da Cunha: Pak, PoK and LoC

    Rahul da Cunha: Pak, PoK and LoC

    See I’m very clear...there’s going to be no end, no resolution to our battle with our annoying neighbours

  • Rahul da Cunha: How Donald can trump Hillary

    Rahul da Cunha: How Donald can trump Hillary

    So, I missed the first US presidential debate on TV. Why? See, I'm a patriot ok. I stationed myself at the Wagah Border to confirm that Fawad Khan had indeed gone home. (There were strong rumours that he'd stayed back to attend the Ae Dil Hai Mushkil premiere.)

  • Rahul da Cunha: No cinema for the old

    Rahul da Cunha: No cinema for the old

    So, some part of this piece is going to be about Pink. It’s by far the most definitive Bollywood flick I have seen in a while

  • Rahul da Cunha: Tu kya karega

    Rahul da Cunha: Tu kya karega

    Accha, don’t try and correct my Hindi! Samjhe, this is Mumbai! ‘Tu kya karega’ is correct Bambaiya

  • Rahul da Cunha: "Boss, that's nothing"

    Rahul da Cunha: "Boss, that's nothing"

    So, what do Indian men in large clusters talk about? It’s usually about the stock market. Cricket is a big one

  • Rahul da Cunha: Undress code

    Rahul da Cunha: Undress code

    Once upon a time, in a land far away there lived a monk. This monk was greatly revered in this land

  • Rahul da Cunha: Meddling with medallists

    Rahul da Cunha: Meddling with medallists

    Right, so, the respective Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are fighting over PV Sindhu's roots, each claiming ownership, that she hails from their state. Sakshi Malik has been appointed Brand Ambassador for the 'Beti Bachao' campaign. (I'm recommending that she become spokesperson of the 'Beti bachao politician se' campaign)

  • Rahul da Cunha: Parsi, present and future

    Rahul da Cunha: Parsi, present and future

    So it’s been a Parsi festival dominated week — Pateti on Tuesday, Navroze on Wednesday and Kodad Saal tomorrow. The announcement last month that the Zarathustrian population had reduced alarmingly to 44,000, caused much consternation.

  • Rahul da Cunha: Oly-limp-ics?

    Rahul da Cunha: Oly-limp-ics?

    So, our Rio sojourn hasn't begun well. Shri Phelps has won more individual medals than India's collective tally at the last 10 Olympic, Commonwealth and Asian Games. I wish the Games had cricket, chess, kabaddi and kho kho. At least in cricket Virat could have led us to, kam se kam, a bronze

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Hypocritic oath

    Rahul Da Cunha: Hypocritic oath

    So, lawyers graduate from legal institutions and doctors from medical colleges. But politicians are a bit like guys who do Arts in college — complete ‘lukhas’. “So, chal politics karega”. No training, no technical expertise.

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Superstar nation

    Rahul Da Cunha: Superstar nation

    A fool cannot be an actor, though an actor may act a fool’s part - Sophocles

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Pokemon, ok mon

    Rahul Da Cunha: Pokemon, ok mon

    So by now everyone’s heard of Pokemon Go! Right?

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Theresa May in Mumbai

    Rahul Da Cunha: Theresa May in Mumbai

    Okay, dear Mumbaikars/Bombayites. So, it’s all over the news, that we have been scammed of Rs 11,000 crore — our roads have been destroyed by greedy contractors and ‘gullible’ corporations

  • Rahul Da Cunha: IS it me you're looking for?

    Rahul Da Cunha: IS it me you're looking for?

    See, it’s not like my dad started Lashkar-e-Taiba or anything. In fact, he was not in this terrorist line only

  • Rahul Da Cunha: I'm an Indian man in UK

    Rahul Da Cunha: I'm an Indian man in UK

    So, dear reader, I need to update you on a few things